I have a custom plugin I created that adds some custom meta input fields to every post

I want to remove all this plugin generated rows of postmeta for each post when I uninstall/delete the plugin

what code should I add to the plugin php file to do this?

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Take a look at the documentation for register_uninstall_hook. There is as well a register_deactivation_hook function which can be usefull as well.

You could use them for calling a function which will remove the data from DB. But you should be careful and maybe let user check a checkbox to do so.

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